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HOME: WHERE THE HEART IS HASTA KALA - A 30 DAY CONCEPT STORE A 30 DAY CONCEPT STORE OF GLOBAL DECOR FROM INDIA AND AFRICA. Embracing handmade simplicity for those who love original, hard to source artisan crafts. Khadi cotton towels and napkins from Gandhi inspired villagers, block printed tablecloths from Rajasthan, wool shawls hand woven and vegetable dyed, fine cotton sarongs, Jain monk hand lathed wooden bowls, brightly coloured lacquer spoons and rolling pins from Gujurat, cast brass beads from tribals in Orissa, embroidered and appliquéd cushions from the Kutch desert, mats hand woven from recycled saree, woven baskets from Uganda, glass Masai trading beads, Congolese artefacts and tribal masks. Emily Carter and Hilary Niederer have a shared passion for global handcrafts and the importance of keeping these valuable arts alive. Emily is a costume designer and stylist in Auckland for television commercials and advertising. Hilary lives in Mumbai textile shopping for costume designers and sourcing for interior designers. Open daily until 24 December. Hours 10am – 6pm Monday to Saturday; 11am – 4pm Sunday. PN HASTA KALA, Corner of Millais Street and Richmond Road T: 0274 488 436 (Emily); 021 077 2422 (Hilary) www.Stitchwallah.com

VIBRANT NEW LEATHER WALLETS FOR CHRISTMAS ANY PAGE IN PONSONBY NEWS IS A GOOD PLACE TO BE SEEN

THESE BEAUTIFUL NEW PACIFIC WALLETS IN SEVEN VIBRANT COLOURS, combine all the qualities of traditional craftmanship with contemporary design and unique Pacific Tapa pattern embossed on high quality leather. Designed locally in Grey Lynn, Kali Designs’ wallets make a great Christmas gift. Available for $80 at The Garden Party, 71 Ponsonby Road, T: 09 378 7799 PN www.thegardenparty.co.nz

The World Belongs to the Dissatisfied

DEADLINE – 20TH OF THE MONTH December 2010 PONSONBY NEWS+

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DECEMBER/JANUARY '10/ '11 Ponsonby News  

Christmas issue - covering December and January - news/views and all that is happening in and around Ponsonby

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